I Have Found Her Method To Be Very Effective

I come from a background of military service where open discussion of mental performance and emotions was difficult for me. I currently work in a stressful field and realized my performance was being degraded not due to my professional knowledge or physical abilities, but my stress levels and mental function overall. I sought assistance from Elizabeth not fully sure of what I needed. Over a number of sessions, I discovered my problem was an issue of perspective and poor mental habits instead of some abstract “defect” and also that these habits were much older than I originally thought. We were also able to work out a number of tangible solutions I could implement in everyday life and it has helped immensely. What I like most about Elizabeth is that she strikes an excellent balance of guiding the discussion and letting me arrive at insights on my own as well as offering feedback and resources. I have found her method to be very effective particularly since I like to figure things out for myself. I would strongly recommend her for anyone struggling with performance issues particularly when they stem from stress, anxiety, or confidence sources. I feel like I am much more effective in my job and as a person overall for having worked with Elizabeth.

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Kelly Recommends Reading…

Kelly Ford Recommends:

Crazy Love-Leslie Morgan Steiner

Cutting-Steven Levenkron

How Can I Get Through To You?-Terrence Real

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog-Bruce D. Perry

Overindulged Children: A Parent’s Guide to Mentoring-James Fogarty

Freeing Your Child From Anxiety-Tamar Chansky, Ph.D

The Five Love Languages-Gary D. Chapman

Codependent No More-Melody Beattie

The Connected Child-Karyn Purvis, David Cross, and Wendy Sunshine

Understanding Your Child’s Sexual Behavior: What’s Natural and Healthy-Toni Cavanagh Johnson

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Debbie Recommends Reading…

Debbie Levinson Recommends:

Walking on Eggshells-Jane Isay

The Dance of anger-Harriet Lerner

Tuesdays with Morrie-Mitch Albom

Outgrowing the Pain-Eliana Gil

The Road Less Traveled-M. Scott Peck

When Bad Things Happen to Good People-Harold S. Kushner

Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child-John Bradshaw

Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man-Steve Harvey

Think and Grow Rich-Napoleon Hill

The Relationship Cure-John Gottman

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Antonio Recommends Reading…

Dr Antonio Salvat Recommends:

The Happiness Trap – Russ Harris

Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life – Stephen C. Hayes

How Can I Forgive You– Janis Abrahms Spring

How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About it – Patricia Love and Steven Stosny

Parenting Your Anxious Child with Mindfulness and Acceptance – Christopher McCurry

The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Sydrome – Tony Attwood

The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation – Thich Nhat Hanh

Mindful Movements: Ten Exercises for Well-Being – Thich Nhat Hanh

Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life – Thich Nhat Hanh

Sometimes I Act Crazy: Living with Borderline Personality Disorder – Jerold J. Kreisman

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Elizabeth Recommends Reading…

Elizabeth Dubiel Recommends:

Emotional Intelligence – Daniel Goleman

Social Intelligence – Daniel Goleman

Choice Theory – William Glasser

Get Out of My Life, but First Can you Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall – Anthony E. Wolf PhD

The Marriage Clinic – John M. Gottman

The Grieving Teen – Helen Fitzgerald

Joshua – Joseph E. Girzone

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Kiersten Recommends Reading…

Kiersten Amport Recommends:

The Primal Teen – Barbara Strauch

The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself – Michael A. Singer

The Explosive Child – Ross W. Greene

The Narcissism Epidemic – Jean Twenge and W. Keith Campbell

The Invisible Gorilla – Christopher F. Chabris and Daniel Simons

The Man Who Couldn’t Stop – David Adam

Queen Bee Moms & Kingpin Dads – Rosalind Wiseman

Odd Girl Out – Rachel Simmons

I’m Not Mad, I Just Hate You! – Michelle Silver and Roni Cohen-Sandler

Raising Cain – Dan Kindlon


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She Has The Gift Of Listening And Helping Others

Kiersten has been instrumental in helping me through the toughest time of my life. I sought her help when I could feel myself slipping to a dark place that I couldn’t fight on my own any longer. I am in my 2nd marriage with 3 children and a past that includes childhood sexual assault & domestically violent adult relationships that haunt me. Through my weekly sessions she has helped me learn to understand and cope with my PTSD, Anxiety, & Depression. I feel like she has a gift of listening and helping others in need.  I like the perspective she helps me see and understand myself so I can become not only a survivor but warrior. While with Kiersten I felt a positive energy, sincere caring, thoughtfulness and safety. I am very thankful for her services.

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Hope For A Brighter Future

Since participating in a support group led by Kiersten, I have learned so much about myself and how I don’t need to be manipulated by my husband and family. Kiersten has shown me qualities I didn’t know I had. I’m in my fifties and felt it’s all too late. Thank you, Kiersten, for giving me hope for a brighter future with my head held high.

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A Relentless Dedication To My Growth And Safety

I first met Kiersten on one of the scariest days of my life. I had finally decided to leave an abusive relationship of almost 10 years. I had no idea what was going to happen but I knew my life was about to change drastically. I was extremely uncertain whether or not I was making the right decision but Kiersten’s patience and genuine concern helped me make that hard decision. Through our time together I was able to build a strong and trusting therapeutic bond with her. This is something that I would not have been previously able to do before her help. It has been over a year since our first appointment and I can honestly say that my life has made so many positive changes since then. This would not have been possible without Kiersten’s active listening, non-judgmental and empowering attitude, which allowed me to feel comfortable sharing my difficult story with her.  I owe much of my new found safety, peace, and independence to Kiersten and her relentless dedication to my growth and safety.  Our work together is something that I will always carry with me and be forever grateful for!

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I Felt Empowered And More Confident

Last year, I sought out counseling and was scheduled to meet with Kiersten.  Upon my very first session with Kiersten I immediately felt at ease and comfortable.  Kiersten is very gentle, soft spoken person.  She listened attentively, always focused on me and gave me great feedback.  Because of her obvious passion for her work, I kept going back once a week for roughly 6 months to meet with Kiersten.  I always looked forward to our sessions because afterward, I felt empowered and more confident.  Being a victim of domestic abuse can take years to recover from and even then, I don’t think you ever get completely over it.  However, with the help of compassionate people like Kiersten, victims like me can move forward and lead a happy, healthy life knowing we deserve better.

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